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Game Description:Splatterhouse follows college student Rick Taylor as he tries to rescue his girlfriend, Jennifer, who has disappeared after entering the mysterious and run-down West Mansion. Confronted by horrific other-worldly creatures, Rick comes across a mystical sentient mask that promises to give him the power to find Jennifer. Full of desperation and rage, Rick puts on the “Terror Mask” and is transformed into a juggernaut of pure violence and destruction. Featuring an original storyline by critically-acclaimed comic book writer Gordon Rennie (Necronauts, Judge Dredd), Splatterhouse takes Rick beyond the mansion as he scours the ends of the world to rescue his beloved Jennifer. Embodying the unfiltered, primal aggression of its namesake, Splatterhouse gives players countless ways to decimate the mansion’s assortment of demons, monstrosities and abominations. Featuring a dynamic combat system, Rick will be able to use his brute strength to perform bone-crushing melee combos, savage grapples and wield an assortment of makeshift weapons including the series’ trademark 2x4 and even limbs and heads ripped from enemies themselves. Players will also be able to reanimate the corpses of fallen enemies to fight alongside Rick, imparting strategic depth to the game’s battle and unique puzzle systems. More agile than ever before, Rick can now leap great distances and propel himself to out of reach areas by swinging from outcroppings in the environment, adding an all-new level of exploration to the series. Introducing a new regeneration mechanic, players will be able to determine Rick’s status in battle by visible cues detailing how injured he is, doing away with the traditional health bar. If he succumbs to the mansion’s deadly inhabitants, they will begin to dismember him, savagely tearing away limbs and ripping at his flesh to expose his internal organs. To survive, Rick must call upon the power of the Terror Mask to regenerate his mutilated body, allowing players to watch in gory detail as bones, veins, muscles and skin return to his body in real-time.
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  • Looking Back at 2010: The Year in Action Adventure Games

    It’s been a great year for games and now, we’re going to look at a small slice of that awesomeness as we talk about the most notable Action Adventure games of 2010. Action and adventure are two things gamers crave. While most games have these two elements included in some way (well, at least, hopefully they do), there are some...

    Posted December 22, 2010

    Looking Back at 2010: The Year in Action Adventure Games
  • Splatterhouse Producer Talks Blood, Guts and Gaming

    Our scary internet friends over at FearNet recently spoke to Splatterhouse producer Dan Tovar, and he revealed how his team created the game's violent and visceral visuals. "If we got people to cringe or turn away, we knew we were on the right track. We were basically trying to trigger people's gag reflex," Tovar explained. Sounds...

    Posted November 1, 2010

    Splatterhouse Producer Talks Blood, Guts and Gaming
  • Splatterhouse Preview -- Like Shooting Fish in a Barrel of Blood

    If you haven't been brutally murdering demons in anticipation of the release of Splatterhouse, you're clearly not in the spirit of the game. That said, in order to keep you from seeking fresh blood on a regular basis until this reboot drops next month, we've decided to offer up this preview of all the blood-letting in store for you... "The...

    Posted October 27, 2010

    Splatterhouse Preview -- Like Shooting Fish in a Barrel of Blood
  • Splatterhouse Soundtrack: Very Metal

    I don't think you can handle the metal in gore-game Splatterhouse's soundtrack. It's more metal than AC/DC lighting Metallica on fire. It's more metal than triple bass drums. It's more metal than your mom. (Yeah, I said it.) Anyway, here's the song list: The Accused – “Pounding Nails” ASG – “Dream...

    Posted October 8, 2010

    Splatterhouse Soundtrack: Very Metal
  • E3 2010: Splatterhouse Preview with Producer Dan Tovar

    Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version How does a popular franchise from way back make its way to current gen consoles? Find out when we talk to the producer of Splatterhouse, a multiplatform horror action game from Namco in this preview from the floor of E3 2010. You'll also get all the details on the gameplay mechanics, signature...

    Posted June 16, 2010

    E3 2010: Splatterhouse Preview with Producer Dan Tovar
  • Gore-Soaked Splatterhouse Reboot Delayed Until 2010

    Namco Bandai didn't mention their Splatterhouse reboot, which recently moved from developer Bottlerocket to the same internal team that worked on Afro Samurai, at E3. It's no shock, then, to learn Splatterhouse isn't coming out this year anymore, as Joystiq learned. The horror beat 'em up is now targeted for a 2010 release. "This will give...

    Posted June 18, 2009

    Gore-Soaked Splatterhouse Reboot Delayed Until 2010
  • Ex 'Splatterhouse' Developers Fire Back At Namco

    Last week, we brought you word that Namco had dropped developer Bottlerocket Entertainment from working on the this-gen version of horror/splatter game Splatterhouse. Here's what Namco vice president Makoto Iwai said on the matter: "The only reason why publishers pull the project out from the developer is when the developer isn't really...

    Posted March 17, 2009| 9 Comments

    Ex 'Splatterhouse' Developers Fire Back At Namco
  • Namco Changing 'Splatterhouse' Developer

    It was rumored before, but now it's confirmed: Namco Bandai have pulled developers Bottlerocket Entertainment from horror-gore title Splatterhouse. Namco says it had a "performance issue" with the studio, where BottleRocket's view of the events were more colorful: The company issued a statement saying Namco "showed up with a...

    Posted March 13, 2009| 5 Comments

    Namco Changing 'Splatterhouse' Developer
  • 'Splatterhouse' Details Revealed

    Namco-Bandai's gore-soaked horror action game Splatterhouse is coming to the PS3 and 360. The game, based on the 80s arcade hit, combines visceral, "adrenaline-soaked combat" with horror elements to deliver a gaming experience that "defies the boundaries of the traditional action category with over-the-top gore and shocking new...

    Posted May 29, 2008| 8 Comments

    'Splatterhouse' Details Revealed
  • 'Splatterhouse' Comes Back

    Old-school gorefest beat-em-up Splatterhouse is coming back. According to 1up.com, the revival of the bloodies-ever horror title will be details in the next issue of EGM magazine. According to 1up.com's game page, Splatterhouse will be out on the 360 and PlayStation 3. We have fond memories of this grosser-than-gross bloodbath, and can't wait...

    Posted April 23, 2008| 21 Comments

    'Splatterhouse' Comes Back
  • Splatterhouse Video Review

    Posted: December 24, 2010

    24,957 Views | 02:33

  • Splatterhouse "Splatter Kills" Trailer

    Posted: November 22, 2010

    15,032 Views | 00:53

  • Splatterhouse "Bloody" Gameplay Trailer

    Posted: November 17, 2010

    6,353 Views | 00:44

  • Splatterhouse Gamescom 2010 Retro Trailer

    Posted: August 18, 2010

    7,768 Views | 01:07

  • E3 2010: Splatterhouse Preview with Dan Tovar

    Posted: June 16, 2010

    11,776 Views | 03:00


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